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Invixium integrates with Paxton’s Net2 access control

September 27, 2017 By Emma Procter

UK – Paxton – a UK market leader of electronic IP access control and door entry solutions – has announced the integration of its networked access control system, Net2, with Invixium’s biometric software, IXM WEB. The integration allows for real time synchronisation between the two applications,


Where are all the ladies at? Time to honour women in security!

September 19, 2017 By Emma Procter

WE HAVE a mixed team here at SSN Gulf in terms of gender and nationalities. But one thing we have all discussed is the lack of visibility of women in this region when it comes to the security industry. Why is that? If your company scores


Dubai developer to use new cladding tech to combat fire risk in tower

September 11, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – A newly developed form of cladding offering fire-resistance up to temperatures of 1200ºC is being used for the first time in the construction of a residential tower in Dubai, it was announced on the opening day of Cityscape Global this week. Developed in Spain


6,000 surveillance cameras installed for safety of hajj pilgrims

September 5, 2017 By Emma Procter

KSA – The security and control command center for Hajj installed nearly 6,000 digital cameras to monitor the movement of pilgrims at the holy sites to ensure their safety, according to the head of the center. In statements to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the head

UAE Banks Federation shares tip for protecting against fraud

August 31, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – The UAE Banks Federation (UBF), a professional body representing 48-member banks operating in the UAE, has shared some easy-to-implement tips which can help residents in the UAE protect themselves against certain types of fraud. The tips were compiled by the Fraud Prevention Committee, a


AI and analytics are pushing digital workplace transformation

August 8, 2017 By Emma Procter

NEW RESEARCH which examined how organisations are evolving from a traditional office environment to a digital workplace reveals that gaining competitive advantage and improving business process are among the top goals of their digital transformation strategy. This is according to 40% of 800 organisations in 15 countries


Singapore firms slow to adopt higher end video solutions, Milestone reports

August 7, 2017 By Emma Procter

DENMARK – Milestone Systems has unveiled the findings of its research study: ‘Video Surveillance Solutions in Singapore’. The study revealed that while satisfaction with video surveillance continues to remain high, few firms are fully taking advantage of intelligent video solutions, beyond basic functions such as surveillance today.

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Paxton open new Middle East office in Dubai

July 31, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Paxton, the global brand of electronic access control and door entry systems, has announced the opening of its new Middle East office in Dubai. The new premises, located in the Dubai Silicon Oasis, will serve as the company’s first dedicated base in the area.